Category Archive: Jesus Christ

Grace Amidst the Thorns?

For Christ and His truth we will ensure insults, attacks on our faith and difficulties because then we are more dependent on the Lord. It is not pleasant, but pleasure and rest are never the goal of the Christian.

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Christ’s Positive People

Dr. Jerome Frank is a Professor of Psychiatry at John Hopkins University. He wrote recently about a confession a co-passenger made to him while flying in the days before modern security devices were… Continue reading

Do not let your hearts be anxious.

This sermon was presented to Waikerie Uniting Church, in the late 1980s after Robert returned to Australia from studying in Los Angeles: In some ways I find it quite an emotional experience returning to… Continue reading

The Four Stages of Healing

One of the things we discuss from time to time is if we had to lose one of our senses, which one would we choose? If it was the sense of smell, we… Continue reading

Seeing for the First Time

John 9: 1-7 – ‘As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 “Neither this man nor his parents… Continue reading

Secrets of a Fulfilled Life

Once there was a tiger who was brought up by a herd of goats. From the day his eyes opened, all he saw was a goat’s life. He munched grass with the rest,… Continue reading

The Greatest Gift

A little old man was seen every Sunday morning walking to church. He was deaf. He could not hear a word of the sermon or any music or singing. A scoffer asked him,… Continue reading

The Assurance of Salvation

Ephesians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus, the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus… Continue reading

Hope is Found in Jesus.

How has your joy and peace been going over the past couple of weeks? We had the challenge of a church fire drill the other day.  47 seconds, not bad! Someone commented that… Continue reading

Being Radical.

Mark 1:9-15 – ‘9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 Just as Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open… Continue reading